The average salary for a Facility Manager in Australia is AU$83,670.
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Job Description for Facility Manager
A facilities manager oversees the upkeep of a physical facility or facilities. These positions are especially vital in facilities where appearance is important, such as in hotel chains and restaurants, and in facilities where safety is especially important, such as manufacturing facilities and product plants. In general, the facilities manager ensures that the physical conditions of the property meet company standards. This includes general maintenance, such as the upkeep and repair of mechanica…Read more
Facility Manager Tasks
- Monitor, train, evaluate, and guide facilities personnel and coordinate with other internal teams.
- Develop and maintain the standard safety operating procedures for the facility.
- Ensure compliance with safety regulations and manage the preventative maintenance for all equipment.
- Coordinate services including security, equipment maintenance, cleaning, and waste disposal.
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Popular Skills for Facility Manager
Facility Maintenance & Coordination
Skills in People Management, Operations Management and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Facility Maintenance & Coordination and Facilities Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Facility Manager
An entry-level Facility Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$75,043 based on 16 salaries. An early career Facility Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$82,538 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Facility Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$82,134 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Facility Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$89,978 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$102,604.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Facility Manager in their job title in Adelaide, South Australia earn an average of 2.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (0.7% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (0.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gold Coast, Queensland (25.3% less), Perth, Western Australia (10.4% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (4.2% less).
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